LWV League of Women Voters of Ohio
Hamilton County, OH November 7, 2000 Election
Smart Voter Wayne E. Coates

Candidate for
State Representative; District 32

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Biographical Highlights
  • Party: Democratic
  • Occupation: Real Estate Broker
  • Mayor of Forest Park, ten years on city council, 1989-1999
  • Member Ohio Mayors Association
  • Member Ohio Municipal League
  • Legislative Chair Hamilton County Municipal League
  • Trustee Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Regional Council of Government
  • Trustee Cincinnati-Hamilton County Community Action Agency
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Increase state funding to local school district, and lessen the dependency on local property taxes.
  • Expand the Passport Program and Assisted Living Waivers to seniors and the disabled.
  • Increase the minimum wage and develop an affordable health insurance program for the working disadvantaged.
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Questions on Issues

The League of Women Voters of Ohio asked questions on the issues of all candidates for this office.
Read the answers from Wayne E. Coates
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Position Papers
Health Care Reform
We need to bridge the health care gap of our financially disadvantaged seniors.
Educational Reform
We need true educational reform that eliminates state mandates and arbitrary funding caps.
Increase the minimum wage and develop an affordable health care for the economic disadvantaged workers.
If the "welfare to work" program is to be truly successful we need to raise the minimum wage, and develop an affordable health insurance policy for the working disadvantaged.
Key Endorsements
  • The Ohio Education Association and the Ohio Federation of Teachers
  • Ohio League of Conservation Voters and the Ohio Nurses Association
  • Cincinnati AFL-CIO Labor Council, AFSCME United, and Teamsters DRIVE
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Campaign Contact Information
Website: http://www.waynecoates.com,
E-mail: wcoates@cinci.rr.com

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